Open Library collects details of published books. It also holds loanable copies of ebooks including some about or from Australia. It makes audiobooks available to print for disabled people.
The Biodiversity Heritage Library contains many books and archives on global biodiversity. Full text of rare and early publications relating to Western Australia is available.
The National Construction Code provides technical design and construction provisions for Australian buildings. The site contains all three volumes of the Code. Free registration is required.
The Conversation publishes research-based news and analysis - a result of collaboration between academics and journalists. It aims to provide independent, transparent and high quality discussions.